Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Written by:
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Narrated by:
Mirron Willis

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
December 2009
22 hours 1 minute
Uncle Tom is a high-minded, devoutly Christian black slave to a kind family, the Shelbys. Beset by financial difficulties, the Shelbys sell Tom to a slave trader. Young George Shelby promises to someday redeem him. The story relates Uncle Tom’s trials, suffering, and religious fortitude.

Uncle Tom’s Cabin was revolutionary in 1852 for its passionate indictment of slavery and for its presentation of Tom, “a man of humanity,” as the first black hero in American fiction. Upon meeting Harriet Beecher Stowe, Abraham Lincoln allegedly remarked, “So this is the little lady who started this new great war!” The novel became an overnight sensation and was hailed by Tolstoy as “one of the greatest productions of the human mind.” It remains a shocking, controversial, and powerful work, exposing the attitudes of white nineteenth-century society toward slavery and documenting in heart-rending detail the tragic breakup of black families.
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Diane McArthur

This is one of those books you say you will read one day, but never quite get around to it. Well I finally read it. Ok. listened to it. This is a highly emotional read, but worth every minute. It is tragic and unfortunately reminds us of how depraved humans can be, however, it also reminds us of how the human spirit can endure and overcome almost anything. The narrator is fantastic, and really captures the essence of the characters. You can visualize them completely, and you are drawn into the story. If you're interested in history, politics, human behaviour, life and death, then this book is for you.

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Reader fluctuated too much in his narration -- some words were really soft and others were really loud. Too difficult to read in the car because I was always needing to adjust the volume.

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There's a reason this book has been at the top of so many must-read lists. It has the same power to move today that it did when written over 160 years ago. The narrator does an exceptional job and really pulls you into the story.

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